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Preparation for BHS Certificate in Horse Care, Stage 1 and 2

Equestrian Studies
Equestrian Studies
Equestrian Studies

Aimed at students who are already working with horses, you will learn how to prepare horses for presentation by exploring topics such as handling, fitting tack, trimming, grooming, plaiting, assisting with clipping and exercising horses from the ground.

Within this practical course, which uses the college yard, you will discover the different feeds, examine horse health and anatomy and be expected to work horses from the ground including lungeing and long reining.


Course Duration:

Part Time

34 weeks, 1 day a week


Hadlow Campus

Course Cost


Entry Requirements:

Some experience of working with horses.
Applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

Start Dates

Monday 18th September 2017 (10:00 - 16:00) (Hadlow)


Available Clothing

Equine Tie

Equine Jacket

Equine Polo Shirt

Equine Sweatshirt

Register your interest

If you’re interested in signing up for this course then leave your details and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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